Vespasian

8,500.00

1 in stock

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Description

Uncertain western mint, circa 69-71 AD. AU aureus, 7.06 gr., 19.4 mm.

Obv: IMP CAESAR VESPASIANUS AUG; laureate head of Vespasian to the right.

Rev: CONSENSUS EXERC; two soldiers clasping hands, each holds a vexillum surmounted by aquila.

Ref: Calicó 599 var. (CONSEN EXERCIT); RIC 1381 var. (CONSEN EXERCIT); BMC – cf. 369 note.

Extremely rare. Some scattered marks. Very fine.
An apparently unrecorded reverse legend of a rare type. The BMC note hints at the existence of this reverse legend.